President's Scholars Program

The President’s Scholars Program has provided opportunity to some of the nation’s brightest students, who in turn enrich the University environment with their intellectual vitality, diverse talents, and campus involvement.

SMU's highest commitment to attract and serve high-achieving students.


President's Scholar Benefits

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Featured President's Scholar

Princess Igwe-Icho

Princess Igwe-Icho ’24 is a President’s Scholar and recent winner of the Engaged Learning Starter Award (ELSA). This is a small award for first-generation or underrepresented students who want to pursue a research or creative project. Princess’s project focuses on accommodations for the Deaf and hard-of-hearing. 


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President's Scholars Program

PO Box 750283, Dallas, TX 75275-0283